Well, after all the organising and publicity for the Bangor Sea Shore Festival over the last eight months, the 7th of June 2014 had arrived. Our committee arrived at Bangor Castle at 7.00am to be greeted by the main organisers Robert Hoy and Trevor Mitchell. The show was quickly getting underway, with the Spitfire Plane, Army
You may have read about an event run by the national club called the MOT which stands for Minors On Tour. This event usually sees Minors crossing the channel and touring around France, stopping at interesting locales along the route. The MOT UK is a remodelling of the same idea only in the UK. It
Due to the distance and the minimum amount of preparation time, we were unable to drive any of the Minors over this year. Two members set off the week before with all the camping gear, the rest flew into Bristol airport and rented a car. One intrepid member drove through the night from Liverpool to
An Account of the AOVC Classic Show June 2009 Robert Hoy arranged to meet up with some of the Morris Minor Owners for the Big event at the Biggest show at Ballymena. They met up at 8.00am to get the club stand set up. They started to arrange the vehicles into position for the display.
The weather didn’t look to promising first thing but cleared up nicely. We travelled in convoy the short trip to the Stormont Estate were we had our picnic lunch. Club member Kieran McCarthy JP MLA had arranged special parking in front of Stormont buildings and then a guided tour of the main rooms. This was followed by refreshments
The following is tale of epic heroism and down right stupidity during the events of the Regional Rally 2008 on the 16th of August 2008. It was a typical Northern Ireland summer day. Rain again. After a quick drive to get petrol at an exorbitant price of £111.90 which equated to relieving my wallet of